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PUK stands for Personal Unblocking Key. This is a uniqueeight-digit code specific to your SIM card. This is required when the PINnumber to unlock your mobile phone is entered incorrectly 3 times. You are thengiven 10 attempts to enter your PUK code. If an incorrect PUK code is enteredafter the 10th attempt, you will block your SIM card permanently and willrequire a new SIM card from your mobile phone provider.
PUK codes can be obtained through the following ways -The PUK code is in your SIM card documentation Starter Pack.If you do not have this then -Please contact your phone service provider.
Your cell phone service provider can give you the PUK code once you give themyour account details and they have confirmed your identity.For details to obtain the PUK code for the SIM card, pleaseclick on this link and follow my instructions.
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5705889-puk_code

Posted on Feb 20, 2012

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You need to call your telephone service operator to get the PUK code. They will guide you on how to unlock your phone.

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SOURCE: My phone says "PUK Blocked"...

There isn't - you have to call AT&T in order to get it. There is an after hours line that your local store can use if regular customer care is late.
http://yourmonstersofmobile.com/how_to_for_cell_phones/pin_blocked_call_provider_and_puk_codes.html

Posted on Aug 31, 2009

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Hi, first of all, you did a grave mistake by entering the wrong pin which resulted in it asking for your PUK (Personal Unblocking code), and 12345678 is not and never your PUK
All sim card have a unique PUK for security reason and they come along with the sim pack when bought new, but should in case you have misplace your sim pack, you can contact your service provider to ask for you PUK which will be given to you free of charge but they might likely ask you for the proof of ownership and your imei number which can be generated by dialing *#06# on your phone...

Take care

Posted on Apr 20, 2010

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SOURCE: i have put my pin code in wrong 3 times it is an

your puk code will have come with your sim card.
if you have lost it then only your network provder. i.e. orange,virgin, e.t.c. can supply you this

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3. Press Alt+L. 4. Press Alt+W for a factory reset. 5. Press the Home and Back keys again for about 25 seconds. The device should then reset again and the hard reset is complete.

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These directions are for an AT and T phone, but other than that would be the same for any carrier.

A PUK (PIN Unlock Key) code is required to unlock SIM cards that have become locked following three successive incorrect PIN entries. If your SIM card becomes locked, you will need to get a PUK code from your phone carrier to unlock your SIM card.

You can obtain your phone's PUK code from your carrier in one of these ways:

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